Sunday in San Francisco

Jun 7th 2008 — California,San Francisco — 4:19 pm

Our second day in San Francisco I rented a bike and we did a fairly decent 40 mile bike ride. We biked across the Golden Gate Bridge and into the magical city of Sausalito, where the humongous waterfront houses everywhere made San Francisco look like a shanty town.

After the bridge we went through Sausalito and up a large hill with some good views of the bay towards our destination of the John Muir woods, home to some large Redwood trees. The woods were lovely, it was interesting to see the tallest tree species on earth (although we didn’t actually see the tallest tree).

Exiting the woods we hopped on our bikes and caught scenic Highway 1 for a little bit, we did another decent uphill there and the traffic was fairly constant. I definitely was glad we weren’t taking some long bike trip on that road.

Eventually we went back across the Golden Gate where it was a lot foggier, windier, colder, and wetter than the first time we went over. I dropped the bike back at the rental place and we walked across town back to the car.

The day turned out to be an interesting blend of urban and natural worlds.

No Adults Davy-Bike-Graffiti Davy and The Golden Gate Bridge Obligatory Golden Gate Bridge Photo Fog Nice Houses in Sausilito Crane? Muir Woods Sign Sea Bird House Boats Toy Donations NeededChina ShippingApartments Looking Over the Bay Far From Home Graffiti Truck

3 Comments »

  1. I love every single one of these!

    Comment by Rebecca — June 11, 2008 @ 10:29 am
  2. what uppp sausilitooooooo

    Comment by Davy — June 11, 2008 @ 1:48 pm
  3. Keep p the good work, Michael. Your photojournalism is fabulous!
    Has your brother fallen in the ocean?

    Comment by Auntie Bink — June 12, 2008 @ 4:50 pm

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